$0.00 with Prime Video

MORE WAYS
TO WATCH:

See all
Anxious to use artificial life to improve the world, Rosetta Stone, a bio-geneticist creates a Recipe for Cyborgs and uses her own DNA in order to breed three Self Replicating Automatons, ... See full summary »
1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama | Fantasy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Emmy Coer, a computer genius, devises a method of communicating with the past by tapping into undying information waves. She manages to reach the world of Ada Lovelace, founder of the idea ... See full summary »

Director: Lynn Hershman-Leeson
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Francesca Faridany, Timothy Leary
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A documentary in which actors interpret the legally touchy subject of artist Steve Kurtz, who is being held as a suspected terrorist because of his work.

Director: Lynn Hershman-Leeson
Stars: Thomas Jay Ryan, Tilda Swinton, Peter Coyote
Orlando (1992)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Young nobleman Orlando is commanded by Queen Elizabeth I to stay forever young. Miraculously, he does just that. The film follows him as he moves through several centuries of British ... See full summary »

Director: Sally Potter
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Billy Zane, Quentin Crisp
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A man lives in parallel worlds, falling in love with the same woman, while the police hunt down a serial killer who steals brains.

Director: Robert Lepage
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Tom McCamus, Sean McCann
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

An ambitious female attorney wallows in excess and meaningless sex with both male and female partners, while dealing with her personal life problems including helping her kleptomaniac sister.

Director: Susan Streitfeld
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Amy Madigan, Karen Sillas
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Pregnant forensic psychologist Lydie Crane is hired to learn the truth behind the case of 16-year-old Stephanie Daley, who is accused of concealing her pregnancy and murdering her infant.

Director: Hilary Brougher
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Amber Tamblyn, Timothy Hutton
Gandahar (1988)
Adventure | Sci-Fi | Animation
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

An evil force from a 1000 years in the future begins to destroy an idyllic paradise, where the citizens are in perfect harmony with nature.

Director: René Laloux
Stars: Glenn Close, Christopher Plummer, Pierre-Marie Escourrou
Julia (2008)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A woman tries to extort money, using a young boy as bait.

Director: Erick Zonca
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Saul Rubinek, Kate del Castillo
The Garden (1990)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A nearly wordless visual narrative intercuts two main stories and a couple of minor ones. A woman, perhaps the Madonna, brings forth her baby to a crowd of intrusive paparazzi; she tries to... See full summary »

Director: Derek Jarman
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Johnny Mills, Philip MacDonald
Wittgenstein (1993)
Biography | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A dramatization, in modern theatrical style, of the life and thought of the Viennese-born, Cambridge-educated philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951), whose principal interest was the ... See full summary »

Director: Derek Jarman
Stars: Karl Johnson, Michael Gough, Tilda Swinton
Man to Man (1992)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Shortly before the WW II, Ella Gericke takes on the identity of her husband Max after his death to work instead of him in the factory. She continues to be Max until she herself doesn't even... See full summary »

Director: John Maybury
Stars: Tilda Swinton
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

From Time Out Film Guide Beatt's first feature centres on a staggering performance from Swinton: part Diva... See full synopsis »

Director: Cynthia Beatt
Stars: Tilda Swinton, Féodor Atkine, Lutz Weidlich
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Rosetta / Ruby / Marinne / Olive
...
Sandy
...
Agent Hopper
John O'Keefe ...
Professor Crick
...
Dirty Dick
...
Dr. Bea
S.U. Violet ...
Dr. Aye
Josh Kornbluth ...
Tim
...
Preacher
Howard Swain ...
Alex
...
Dana
...
Hair Dresser
Abigail Van Alyn ...
Sandy's Mom
Dick Bright ...
Phil
...
Nathan (as Brad King)
Edit

Storyline

Anxious to use artificial life to improve the world, Rosetta Stone, a bio-geneticist creates a Recipe for Cyborgs and uses her own DNA in order to breed three Self Replicating Automatons, part human, part computer named Ruby, Olive and Marine. The SRA's act as 'portals' on the Internet, helping users to fulfill their dreams. The SRA's are nourished through touch. Because they were bred only with Rosetta's DNA, they need the balance of an Y chromo or male sperm to survive. Rosetta projects seduction scenes from movie clips onto Ruby, which absorbs as she sleeps. The SRA'S can not distinguish dreams from reality. Ruby acts out these scenes in real life with the men and shares her spoils with her sisters. However, Ruby's encounters suffer from impotence and unexplained rashes. Fearing a bio-gender war, the FBI sends in Agent Edward Hopper to solve the mystery. Puzzled, he turns for help from a private cyber detective. The men recover. Ruby falls in love and becomes impregnated by Sandy, ... Written by wayne@wildstrawberryfilms.com

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

| |

Language:

Release Date:

26 October 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Desejos Virtuais  »

Filming Locations:


Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$9,475 (USA) (22 August 2003)

Gross:

$28,811 (USA) (3 October 2003)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The car that Rosseta drives is an electrical version of a Corbin Sparrow, of manufacturer Myers Motors. See more »

Crazy Credits

While the credits run, Rosetta acts as a substitute for Ruby in the latter's internet portal and shares some thoughts and findings. See more »

Connections

Features The Last Time I Saw Paris (1954) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
computer/genetics-age psychadelia
17 July 2004 | by (Ottawa, Canada) – See all my reviews

First of all, you can't look at this movie in terms of realism, it's just a big psychadelic dream. Yes, we all know computer viruses and human viruses can't be transmitted to one another; but it's also not the point of this movie. This movie has to be looked upon as pure fantasy, not as a study of possible future reality. Hell, the solid red, green, and yellow color schemes should clue you in that this is more like 60's psychadelic dreams. Other clues that this is fantasy is that Rosetta talks to her clones, Ruby, Olive, and Marine through a microwave oven!

One great line in the movie that really got me rolling on the floor was when Olive tells Marine that a virus that she just eradicated was from an attachment, and Marine responds that "Rosetta was right attachments are dangerous". Of course, this was double entendre, one meaning of the word "attachment" meant email attachments, while the other one meant relationships. If you didn't understand this movie the first time, then you owe it to yourself to watch it again to catch all of these little pokes at modern life.


10 of 14 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
So is this film dead or what? RichFife
Omigosh... Unreal City
his next film solarbeef
terminator/cyborg face? Virnemunnaamalla
Discuss Teknolust (2002) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?